Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - sensor http://www.instructables.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:24:58 PST BLOX v1.01 Chess Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Chess-Robot/
Chess Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SMALL.jpg yousifnimat --This project was my graduation project at Kuwait University-College of Engineering & Petroleum--Chess is a very famous and common game worldwide. The main purpose of the design is to develop a stand-alone chess robot using an intelligent system to provide more entertainment with low cost as much a...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:20:20 PST
'Ramses' - autonomus robot on tracks http://www.instructables.com/id/Ramses-autonomus-robot-on-tracks/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 03:14:01 PDT
2Way collision detection with a single potentiometer http://www.instructables.com/id/2Way-collision-detection-with-a-single-potentiomet/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:41:03 PDT
DR1: Discovery Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/DR1-Discovery-Rover/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:02:47 PDT
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit – Wireless Connectivity http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeit-Robotics-Starter-Kit-Wireless-Connectivity/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:56:15 PDT
Low cost string-pot displacement transducer http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-string-pot-displacement-transducer/
Low cost string-pot displacement transducer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/XAA1/HX0DP2KP/FMOXAA1HX0DP2KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/XAA1/HX0DP2KP/FMOXAA1HX0DP2KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/XAA1/HX0DP2KP/FMOXAA1HX0DP2KP.SMALL.jpg adjuvomotion Prototyping on a student budget is always challenging, especially when it comes to prototyping pneumatic robotics and wanting to implement linear motion feedback. To overcome the high costs of industrial linear displacement transducers I decided to build them myself and use them in a working princip...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 01:42:46 PDT
Simplest Line Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-Line-Follower/
Simplest Line Follower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/378E/HWX48NK2/FWY378EHWX48NK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/378E/HWX48NK2/FWY378EHWX48NK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/378E/HWX48NK2/FWY378EHWX48NK2.SMALL.jpg eaglerobot This is an Easy Line follower ..which is based on simple secmatics only just follow some instruction and make it is is very simple.. Making PCB Last week I finally got time to do a bit of work. I made my own PCB :). I wish I had learned this back in college. It have would saved me so much time. ...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 01:09:49 PDT
Make a simple & cheap Bug-Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-simple-cheap-Bug-Bot/
Make a simple & cheap Bug-Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/HJ7W/HVGXQK0N/F3GHJ7WHVGXQK0N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/HJ7W/HVGXQK0N/F3GHJ7WHVGXQK0N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/HJ7W/HVGXQK0N/F3GHJ7WHVGXQK0N.SMALL.jpg zohre90 Its a very simple & stupid Robot with a handmade sensor . All of the things you need to make it , is easy to gather for example from internet shop : RoboChip.ir Connect Gearbox motors Pictures are very clear . You can see & buy Gearboxes & Wheels + Armature motors in this link . Shape the pap...
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Thu, 22 May 2014 06:41:14 PDT
UPPER LIMB EXOSKELETON (IRON MAN EXO-ARM) http://www.instructables.com/id/IRON-MAN-EXOSKELETON/
UPPER LIMB EXOSKELETON (IRON MAN EXO-ARM) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/Q7NP/I1OU4KC7/FNQQ7NPI1OU4KC7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/Q7NP/I1OU4KC7/FNQQ7NPI1OU4KC7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/Q7NP/I1OU4KC7/FNQQ7NPI1OU4KC7.SMALL.jpg bluebean EDITED~***************************By Josh Berman and Ellen de Mello Koch as part of an Electrical Engineering final year project. Exoskeleton: An exoskeleton is the external skeletal structure that supports or protects the body, in contrast to the internal skeleton (endoskeleton) of a human. T...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:56:44 PST
Sculpture Robot (Part 7 of 9): Universal Joint for Chainsaw Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-7-of-9-Universal-Joint-for-Ch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ​I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contempora...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:57:45 PST
Sculpture Robot (Part 4 of 9): Polycarbonate Robot Impact Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-4-of-9-Polycarbonate-Robot-Im/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ​I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contempora...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:51:37 PST
Sculpture Robot (Part 3 of 9): Kids Bike Destruction for Robotic Arm Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-3-of-9-Kids-Bike-Destruction-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/IZLX/HQJDT14L/FVEIZLXHQJDT14L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/IZLX/HQJDT14L/FVEIZLXHQJDT14L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/IZLX/HQJDT14L/FVEIZLXHQJDT14L.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ​I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contempora...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:49:28 PST
Insect Bot mini http://www.instructables.com/id/Insect-Bot-mini/
Insect Bot mini - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/Y3BR/HOUG0BDX/FG4Y3BRHOUG0BDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/Y3BR/HOUG0BDX/FG4Y3BRHOUG0BDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/Y3BR/HOUG0BDX/FG4Y3BRHOUG0BDX.SMALL.jpg lumi3005 This is my first instructable and I am not native English speaker, so please let me know if there is something not clear enough. I am using the metric unit system. Well, what is the Insect Bot. Actually it's not really an insect because it only has four legs, insects does have six of them, right? H...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:55:34 PST
cheap DIY robot hand shadow kit - robot that shadows the movement of your hand http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-DIY-robot-hand-shadow-kit-robot-that-shadows/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KKAH/HM8D0SID/FIYKKAHHM8D0SID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KKAH/HM8D0SID/FIYKKAHHM8D0SID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KKAH/HM8D0SID/FIYKKAHHM8D0SID.SMALL.jpg something1 If you guys want to see more kits from me please support me here  http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-me-build-a-electronics-lab/piad http://www.clubjameco.com/index.php/projects/project_details/24/21110 buy it here http://www.jameco.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?langId=-1...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 15:33:51 PDT
Cheap and Easy Tachometer (RPM Sensor) for Brushed DC Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Tachometer-RPM-Sensor-for-Brushed/
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 17:16:50 PDT
Arduino Robotic arm and monitoring with Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robotic-arm-and-monitoring-with-Processing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/FI5W/H2WETQKB/FF8FI5WH2WETQKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/FI5W/H2WETQKB/FF8FI5WH2WETQKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/FI5W/H2WETQKB/FF8FI5WH2WETQKB.SMALL.jpg mihaipop11 the robotic arm grabs an object after it detects it using the motion detector and then it moves it at a specific location. list of parts:     1.3 servos     2. passive infrared motion detector : http://www.sparkfun.com/products/8630     3. arduino uno R3 board     4. micro maestro 6 channel servo c...
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Fri, 15 Jun 2012 07:22:42 PDT
Creating Plexiglass Mounts for Robot Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Plexiglass-Mounts-for-Robot-Design/
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 12:37:02 PDT
Make an Attiny13 based IR proximity sensor for $2.42 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Attiny13-based-IR-proximity-sensor-for-2/
Make an Attiny13 based IR proximity sensor for $2.42 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/FK1I/H174GOKZ/F6LFK1IH174GOKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/FK1I/H174GOKZ/F6LFK1IH174GOKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/FK1I/H174GOKZ/F6LFK1IH174GOKZ.SMALL.jpg dustinandrews NOTE: The diagram is wrong. The sense pin goes on pin 6 (one more to the left), not pin 5. I'll update the diagrams soon. Thanks to brmccollum for the correction. (Diagrams now fixed) This is an extremely cheap IR proximity sensor you can make with a few cheap parts and an AVR programmer. I use an ...
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Wed, 18 Apr 2012 23:28:50 PDT
Simple Walker Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Walker-Robot/
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 08:28:22 PDT
RC Car to Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Car-to-Robot/
RC Car to Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/CLXT/GYGES5Y4/F48CLXTGYGES5Y4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/CLXT/GYGES5Y4/F48CLXTGYGES5Y4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/CLXT/GYGES5Y4/F48CLXTGYGES5Y4.SMALL.jpg randofo Converting an RC car into a robot is a quick and easy way to get started with robotics. At the very least, when you get bored of playing with your remote control car after three days, you can turn it into a robot that will do all of your evil bidding. Well, maybe not all of it, but at least a siza...
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Sun, 1 Apr 2012 10:11:55 PDT
rSkin - Open Source Robot Skin http://www.instructables.com/id/rSkin-Open-Source-Robot-Skin/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 21:38:38 PST
How To Make an Obstacle Avoiding Arduino Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Obstacle-Avoiding-Arduino-Robot/
How To Make an Obstacle Avoiding Arduino Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/ETBE/GYGFD60S/FS6ETBEGYGFD60S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/ETBE/GYGFD60S/FS6ETBEGYGFD60S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/ETBE/GYGFD60S/FS6ETBEGYGFD60S.SMALL.jpg generalgeek314 Hello all! In this Instructable I'll be showing you how to make a robot similar to the "Mobile Arduino Experimental Platform" (MAEP) that I made. It is equipped with two motors that can steer the robot and the ability to see obstacles in front of it with a PING))) ultrasonic sensor.  With the attac...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2012 19:13:43 PST
"DIY - THE EXCELLENT LINE TRACER ROBOT WITHOUT MICROCONTROLLER" http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-THE-LINE-TRACER-ROBOT-WITHOUT-MICROCONTROLLE/
"DIY - THE EXCELLENT LINE TRACER ROBOT WITHOUT MICROCONTROLLER" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/JFIW/GXUZ0BAY/F7HJFIWGXUZ0BAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/JFIW/GXUZ0BAY/F7HJFIWGXUZ0BAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/JFIW/GXUZ0BAY/F7HJFIWGXUZ0BAY.SMALL.jpg ajinkyadixit Hi I am Ajinkya Dixit  this is my first robotics project - " THE LINE TRACER ROBOT WITHOUT MICROCONTROLLER " These robot contains no any kind of microcontrollers , instead it uses only integrated circuit (IC) and some other electronics parts. There is a great problem with me about microcontroller'...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2012 01:00:55 PST
Robot 3: Autonomous Sensor Platform 'Jimbo' http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-2-Autonomous-Sensor-Platform-Jimbo/
Robot 3: Autonomous Sensor Platform 'Jimbo' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/08K1/GQZJNFK5/F4A08K1GQZJNFK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/08K1/GQZJNFK5/F4A08K1GQZJNFK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/08K1/GQZJNFK5/F4A08K1GQZJNFK5.SMALL.jpg jamesthequack This is my first autonomous robot. I built it to explore the interfacing of various sensors to a PICAXE processor. His mission is to search for a magnet (South pole) via his Hall-effect sensors and avoid obstacles via 2 IR reflectance sensors (one looking forward for walls and the other looking down...
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Sun, 7 Aug 2011 15:41:41 PDT
Floor Cleaning Robot with Vex Robotics System http://www.instructables.com/id/Floor-Cleaning-Robot-with-Vex-Robotics-System/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 19:01:17 PDT
Tiny Wanderer - A Table Top Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Wanderer-A-Table-Top-Robot/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 07:25:27 PDT
(w/ Video) Basic Arduino Robot, Light Seeker! http://www.instructables.com/id/First-Arduino-Robot-Light-Seeker/
(w/ Video) Basic Arduino Robot, Light Seeker! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SMALL.jpg Chowmix12 Many times I have Googled for "Arduino Robot" in hopes of finding a robot to build. I end up finding many versions of a obstacle avoiding robot that uses either an infrared or a sonar range finder sensor mounted on a servo to detect objects in its way while randomly roaming the area around it. The p...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 20:34:36 PDT
Make A Robot Ant http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Robot-Ant/
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Sun, 13 Feb 2011 13:53:28 PST
Line Follower Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Follower-Robot/
Line Follower Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/SHP9/GC1KV9G2/FI1SHP9GC1KV9G2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/SHP9/GC1KV9G2/FI1SHP9GC1KV9G2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/SHP9/GC1KV9G2/FI1SHP9GC1KV9G2.SMALL.jpg vahid_you2004 I made a line follower robot with PIC16F84A microprocessor equipped with 4 IR sensors. This robot can run on the black and white lines. First Step Before everything you must know how to make a Printed Circuit Board and how to solder components on it. You also need to know how to program a PI...
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Mon, 26 Jul 2010 04:12:58 PDT
My Arduino Line Following Robot !!! - With Pololu QTR-6A IR Reflectance Sensor Array http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Arduino-Line-Following-Robot-With-Pololu-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/ETXI/FWBNFUUZ/F9CETXIFWBNFUUZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/ETXI/FWBNFUUZ/F9CETXIFWBNFUUZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/ETXI/FWBNFUUZ/F9CETXIFWBNFUUZ.SMALL.jpg DuFFxP93 I used an Arduino Duemillanove with the ATMega 328. Propulsion is provided by the two Parallax Futaba Continuous Rotation Servos. My sensor is the Pololu QTR-6A IR Reflectance Sensor Array, and it is all powered off 4 rechargeable NiMH Duracell AA Batteries :)It can follow a dark like, on a light ba...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2009 09:05:41 PDT
How to Make an Obstacles Avoiding Robot- Arduino Style http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Obstacles-Avoiding-Robot-Arduino-S/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2009 13:39:18 PST
Balance-BOT http://www.instructables.com/id/Balance-BOT-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/R107/FOHU3DOF/F5AR107FOHU3DOF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/R107/FOHU3DOF/F5AR107FOHU3DOF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/R107/FOHU3DOF/F5AR107FOHU3DOF.SMALL.jpg daniel2008 Make an amazing 2-wheeler balancing robot in less than 2 hours. I based my robot on vahid_you2004's instructable (Balancing Robot). But decided to show you some pictures and video's i took of my robot...If you want to make it and need a more detailed description of how to make it check out the Bala...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2008 04:03:11 PST
Low Cost Water Flow Sensor and Ambient Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Water-Flow-Sensor-and-Ambient-Display/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2008 22:27:38 PST
Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Balancing-Robot/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2008 11:06:41 PDT
infrared ground/object sensor for robot navigation http://www.instructables.com/id/infrared-groundobject-sensor-for-robot-navigation/
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Wed, 9 Jul 2008 13:50:11 PDT
Prepare some surplus PIR sensors for robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Prepare-some-surplus-PIR-sensors-for-robotics/
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Fri, 25 Jan 2008 07:14:33 PST
Obstacle-Avoiding Robot with a Personality! http://www.instructables.com/id/Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot-with-a-Personality!/
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Tue, 4 Dec 2007 19:48:45 PST
Cheap, Durable, Very Effective Robot Bump Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap%2c-Durable%2c-Very-Effective-Robot-Bump-Sensor/
Cheap, Durable, Very Effective Robot Bump Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/21L0/ERFETVPKSTS/FWI21L0ERFETVPKSTS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/21L0/ERFETVPKSTS/FWI21L0ERFETVPKSTS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/21L0/ERFETVPKSTS/FWI21L0ERFETVPKSTS.SMALL.jpg leevonk How to make a very durable and reliable bump sensor for your robot. This thing was on a robot of mine (http://www.instructables.com/id/EDZ6HPOMV5ET9K6IL7/) for several hours and the robot drove around a small pen. The sensors worked flawlessly the whole time, detected every bump and never got bent o...
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Wed, 1 Nov 2006 16:58:55 PST
Tamiya 72004 worm gearbox speed sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Tamiya-72004-worm-gearbox-speed-sensor/
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Tue, 8 Aug 2006 19:46:23 PDT